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Crash on I-94 triggers miles-long backup

A semi-truck fire on I-94 caused miles and miles of traffic on Thursday.

HUDSON, Wisc. - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) warned motorists Thursday to expect "severe delays" on eastbound Interstate 94 after a semi-truck caught on fire on an eastbound lane near the Minnesota-Wisconsin border.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. Thursday but for several hours traffic was backed up for miles.

Eastbound I-94 was reduced to one lane.

WisDOT says the crash scene was cleared just before 10 p.m. Thursday.

No injuries were reported.